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  1. Test-tube baby research stalls (1979)

    Genre
    Interview

    Dr Patrick Steptoe on how a lack of funds has affected his research on in-vitro fertilization and test-tube babies.

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  2. Carl Djerassi on contraceptive pill development (1980)

    Genre
    Interview

    Brian Hayes interviews Professor Carl Djerassi about his role in the development of the oral contraceptive pill and on his latest book called Politics of Contraception.

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  3. Row over human embryo research (1982)

    Genre
    News report; Interview

    Report on a row over research by test-tube baby pioneer Dr Robert Edwards on spare human embryos. Includes interview with John Scarisbrick, LIFE. Male reporter not identified (poss. Kevin Murphy).

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  4. Test tube explosion (documentary on IVF) (1982)

    Genre
    Advertisement; Documentary; Interview; Special

    Thames TV documentary about the development of in vitro fertilization (IVF), entitled, The Test Tube Explosion. Includes interview with parents Maria and David Curtis; unidentified female guests (for whom...

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  5. Decision makers (1984)

    Genre
    Interview; Documentary

    Decision Makers, presented by Richard Bestic. A controversial medical advance, womb leasing - otherwise know as surrogacy - is discussed, with general opinion being against the procedure. Wendy Mantle from...

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  6. Decision makers (1985)

    Genre
    Documentary; Interview

    Decision Makers, presented by Jo Andrews. Examines Enoch Powell’s controversial Unborn Children Protection Bill, designed to stop research on human embryos. With contributions from Enoch Powell; Robert...

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  7. UK first frozen embryo birth (1985)

    Genre
    News report

    Report on the UK’s first frozen embryo birth of Gregory Martin Jackson from parents 34-year-olds Janet Jackson and Tony Jackson at St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester. Female reporter not identified.

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  8. Patrick Steptoe on UK first frozen embryo birth (1985)

    Genre
    Interview

    Interview with British pioneer of fertility treatment Patrick Steptoe following the birth of the UK’s first frozen embryo baby (Gregory Martin Jackson from parents 34-year-olds Janet Jackson and Tony...

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  9. Baroness Warnock on human fertilisation bill (1990)

    Genre
    Advertisement; Interview; News bulletin; Phone-in

    Brian Hayes interviews Baroness Warnock about issues around the Human Fertilisation and Embryo Bill which implements the recommendations of the 1984 Warnock Report including infertility, embryo selection and...

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  10. 59-year-old gives birth to twins (1993)

    Genre
    News report; Interview

    Report on a 59-year-old woman giving birth to healthy twins on Christmas Day following fertility treatment in Italy after she was refused treatment in the UK on ethical grounds. Speakers are Doctor Richard...

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